Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
and furious star, paul walker. and fixing the digital divide. a local lawmaker wants to make sure >>> here's a quick look at today's top stories. after months of specularks we have learned that d.c. mayor, vincent gray will run for reelection. gray joins an already crowded field of candidates. bruce johnson is going to have more on this tonight at 6:00. >> salvation army bell ringers were back on the streets today. trying to make up for the estimated $10,000 stolen from the organization's headquarters in anacostia early sunday. and federal investigors are still trying to figure out what caused that deadly train derailment in the bronx. four people were killed when the train jumped the tracks. the national transportation safety board could be on the scene. : online textbooks are a growing trend, but what if the students don't have an internet connection at home? one lawmaker says kids without internet access are being left behind. as peggy fox reports, he proposed a new law that would fix this digital divide in virginia. >> 12-year-old, jeanette has a new tool to help her do her homework.
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
the best odds of being protected. >> they believe the fiery crash that killed paul walker and a friend on saturday involved a single speeding car. the l. a. county sheriff's department investigated and ruled out a tip that the crash may have been result of a street race. >> some studies have suggested being overweight or obese may be a benign condition if a person doesn't have problems like high cholesterol, blood pressure, or diabetes. now new research finds being healthy and overweight is just a myth. >> being obese is a cardiovascular event. >> one day after the improved website went live, president obama wants americans to give healthcare.gov another chance. >> and the president today says it is clear there's a high demand out there for affordable care. tara is at the white house with the latest. >> president obama is asking americans who need insurance to come back to newly overhauled healthcare.gov. >> do not let the initial problems discourage you because it's working better now and it's going to keep on working better over time. >> the obama administration says more than
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
paul walker and his friend roger rodas. they died in a high speed accident last saturday and the medical examiner found the combined effects of the crash and the fire that followed killed rodas immediately. walk aerofew seconds later -- walker a few seconds later. the porsche carrera gt crashed into a light pole. >>> and tonight walker is being remembered for much more than just his performance in movies. a california couple now says walker was the mystery man who bought their $10,000 wedding ring. over a decade ago, the "fast and furious" star just happened to be shopping in the same jewelry store as the couple. at the time, kyle and christine upham could not afford their dream ring and they left. but it turns out walker paid the bill. >> one of the ladies came out holding a bag and just sily said here's your ring. and i -- i think both of our mouths dropped. and i think after a couple of minutes of shell shock i finally said well, how? you know who bought it? she just smiled at me and said it was better not to say. >> now the jewelry stone owner says the late actor told